Naturally Teaching

An elementary teacher science blog

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Read this list to find awesome Earth Day activities elementary students will love
A List of Earth Day Activities Elementary Students Will Love This Year

Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to get your students involved with some awesome stewardship or community service projects. But sometimes brainstorming and planning these sorts of activities is challenging. You’re here to read about Earth Day activities elementary students will love and hopefully you’ll get what you came for! This article will cover some […]

Read this guide to learn how to use the maple syrup season to fulfill your curricular goals
How Maple Syrup Season Can Help You Teach Elementary Students

It’s almost maple syrup season again, and I can’t help but think about how magical this time of the year is for kids and adults alike. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a region that can produce maple syrup and my grandmother would take me and my three brothers to the sugarhouse at […]

Read this guide to learn about the global citizen science project the Great Backyard Bird Count and how you and your students can get involved with it
The Great Backyard Bird Count: How to Take Part for Elementary Teachers

Have you ever looked at your assigned standards and thought, “what on Earth am I going to do to achieve this goal with my elementary students?” If we’re being honest, that’s how I feel about some of the social studies standards… Even with a science degree, I took a look at the Next Generation Science […]

Read this guide to learn the answers to the question "how do you celebrate the winter solstice with elementary students?"
How Do You Celebrate the Winter Solstice with Elementary Students?

How do you celebrate the winter solstice with elementary students? And why do we celebrate the winter solstice? Celebrating the winter solstice instead of Christmas can help to encompass all of your students, regardless of their traditions and beliefs. The winter solstice is something that everyone on Earth experiences and can create unity in your […]

Read this guide to learn about teaching the season transition to winter in elementary school and how it relates to your weather unit
A Helpful Guide to Teaching the Season Transition to Winter

Teaching the season transition from fall to winter is a great way to continue the weather studies your kindergarteners or 3rd graders started at the beginning of the school year. Winter is unique in each region and will have its own set of weather patterns to be studied. By studying your local winter weather, your […]

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